The Mall

The Vernon Park Mall is a 623,967 SF shopping center, located in Kinston, North Carolina. Situated at the intersection of Hardee Road and Vernon Avenue, this shopping center is conveniently located near a Wal-Mart Supercenter, a Lowe's Home Improvement Center, and a K-mart. With anchor stores like Sears, Belk, and Goody's, along with numerous specialty stores, you are sure to find what you're looking for. Other national tenants include Firestone, Hibbett Sports, Payless Shoes, Rainbow Apparel, Shoe Show, Cato's, and Foot Locker. One of our distinctive charactaristics that sets us apart from other shopping centers, is that we have 34,619 SF of office space in our second floor. By offering this area to local businesses, traffic is increased, and as a result, more shoppers are in the mall.


Mall hours are Monday through Saturday 10am to 9pm and Sundays, 1pm to 6pm.


From US-70 East, proceed left onto E. Vernon Avenue. Turn left onto Hardee Road.

The Market

Found in the center of eastern North Carolina, Kinston/Lenoir County is about 75 miles east of Raleigh and 75 miles east of Morehead City. The county population is roughly 60,000, with a median age of 36.8. The average household income is $49,429.00. Major employers in the area, with over 1000 employees, include NC Caswell Center, Lenoir County Public Schools and Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Other large companies include MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc., Electrolux Home Products, Associated Materials, Inc., Smithfield Packing Company, Lenoir Community College, Lenox China, Hillco, LTD, UNIFI, Tidewater Transit Co., West Pharmaceutical Services, Moen, Inc., Alsco, Spirit Aerosystems, Sanderson Farms and several more.